Date: 6th April 2018 at 12:46pm
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It’s the biggest weekend of the season yet in the lower reaches of the National Super League table with the bottom four clubs in direct combat on Sunday.

The Minstermen are currently six points clear of the relegation zone, but with games in hand going into their vital showdown with fellow top-flight newcomers Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park (kick-off 3.00pm).

The visitors secured a crucial 3-1 triumph at bottom club London Genesis in their most recent away encounter courtesy of Tom Blackburn’s brace being added to by Jamie Bettson.

A week later, City eased to a 3-1 home success over Sheffield in the FA Cup first round, with leading marksman Daniel Pedras scoring twice to raise his overall tally to eleven, while Robbie Bettson also found the net.

Those improved results finally ended a lengthy sequence of eight games without a victory, including five defeats, stretching back to November.


Photo: Ian Parker

It’s a big weekend for York City Futsal while facing up to their relegation rivals

City’s Robbie Bettson has notably been on international duty again this week, and was England’s only goalscorer during heavy 5-1 and 6-0 defeats in their double-header with Georgia in Tbilisi.

Rovers are currently six points behind York having also played a couple more games – and actually face them twice during their final six fixtures.

They approach the contest with three successive defeats against Manchester, Loughborough and London Helvecia, although they did account for both London City and London Genesis in their previous couple of games.

Elsewhere, London Genesis host Loughborough in the other big relegation showdown, while there’s also new leaders London Helvecia visiting rivals London City.

Otherwise, Birmingham welcome former table-toppers Reading Escolla and Cambridge United entertain Oxford City Lions in the remaining games.